All yearbook advisers can benefit from the Adviser Mentor Program

In his latest column, Walsworth's Jim Jordan explains how the Adviser Mentor Program helps new yearbook advisers by providing a friend to guide and encourage them.

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October 18, 2012 / Fall 2012 / Middle School Moment

Assuming the position of middle school yearbook adviser, which is usually part of a full teaching schedule, can be an overwhelming task. While middle school yearbooks may not be of the same magnitude as those created at the high school level, they provide unique challenges and require significant planning as well as creativity.

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October 16, 2012 / Fall 2012 / Teaching Moments

Advising a middle school yearbook staff sometimes feels like a game of telephone. Remember that game? You whisper, “I like cheese,” to the first person in line, only to end up with, “Did you know that Sarah is dating Bobby?” at the end of the line.

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May 6, 2009 / Staff Management

“Yearbook advisor was one of the most rewarding parts of this school year for me, because I was able to work one-on-one with great kids and help them create something of which they are proud,” Wiley said. “I am part of chronicling the year’s events and capturing the best in the students and staff at the middle school. That’s a priceless experience!”

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